Your letters: Wouldn’t ‘clean’ Russian athletes have known all about the doping program?

Russia faces partial ban from Pyeongchang Olympics, Dec. 5

Information that the Russians doped their athletes isn’t a surprise, however the truth the nation has been banned from the Winter Olympics is.

Nonetheless, permitting “clear” opponents from Russia to compete as people is a posh subject. They absolutely will need to have been conscious of the doping program. Silence actually is assist by permitting the wrong-doing to proceed.

The puzzling factor about doping and dishonest on the whole is, why? Athletes and nations can’t really feel any satisfaction in a tarnished medal.

The emphasis in sport ought to be participation and pleasure relatively than a determined have to win.

Dennis Fitzgerald, Melbourne, Australia

It’s official: the Worldwide Olympic Committee has extra guts than U.S. President Donald Trump and the complete Republican Get together.

Peter Omnet, Willowdale

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